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MINDBLOWING MONDAYS

5 Sep 1-2PM

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Get your ticket to the 2016 Idea Auction!

Get ready to launch our 2016 Upstarts into startups at our signature Idea Auction! Join us at the most exciting leg og our 24 hour bus journey, as ...

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THRIVING THURSDAYS

12 Sep 1-2PM

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R1.2 million in funding & resources launches ‘Upstarts into Startups’ overnight at Idea Auction

Eight innovative student start-ups that are reimagining the educational landscape in South Africa raised R1.2 million in cash and in-kind support at the UCT Upstarts 2016 Idea Auction ...

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THRIVING THURSDAYS

8 Sep 1-2PM

Idea Auction Bus Ticket Invite[1]

Get your ticket to the 2016 Idea Auction!

Get ready to launch our 2016 Upstarts into Startups at our signature Idea Auction! Join us for the most exciting leg of our 24 hour bus journey, as ...

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MINDBLOWING MONDAYS

5 Sep 1-2PM

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It’s the final Countdown…

In just a few days, lives are going to change for the better! Watch this space!

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THRIVING THURSDAYS

24 Aug 1-2PM

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Go getter, Luthando Dyasi tells the Govarsity story!

Meet Luthando Dyasi - one year out of university and already a serial social entrepreneur and game-changer! Hear how he zoomed into to his local context to come ...

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MINDBLOWING MONDAYS

22 Aug 1-2PM

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Get ready for pitch practice!

Get ready to practice your pitch as Nikki Wohlman, Professional Integral Coach & TV presenter shows you how to turn your idea into a storytelling masterpiece - that ...

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THRIVING THURSDAYS

18 Aug 1-2PM

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Test. Iterate & Logo Design Workshop

Iteration Workshop with Rael Futerman 1-2pm. Then Thurs 5-7pm: Michele Bush is a lving, breathing creative genius who understands how to bring brands to life! She's going to ...

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MINDBLOWING MONDAYS

15 Aug 1-2PM

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Branding that’ll make your heart tick!

Brand Station Founders, Ruben Collin and Kim August will be spreading their magic dust by sharing how their strategic innovation methodology is making brands more relevant and emotionally ...

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THRIVING THURSDAYS

11 Aug 1-2PM

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Video Filming Workshop

Jolene Cartmill from Love Pictures will be leading you in a video filming workshop to help you conceptualise and create your Thundafund video.

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MINDBLOWING MONDAYS

8 Aug 1-2PM

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Felix Holm invites you into the world of making!

Felix Holm is a MAKER! He co-founded Maker Station as a social enterprise to address some of the problems he encountered with small scale manufacturing in the African ...

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THRIVING THURSDAYS

4 Aug 1-2PM

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3 passionate dynamos spearheading entrepreneurship!

Three dynamic female entrepreneurs will share their stories, lessons and insights to help you envision how you too can turn your passion into a purposeful business: Nwabisa Mayema, ...

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MINDBLOWING MONDAYS

1 Aug 1-2PM

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Thundafund Challenge

Meet Patrick Schofield, maverick, game-changer, SA entrepreneur of the year (2009/10), and all round good guy! He's making life easier for SA entrepreneurs to get their ideas off ...

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THRIVING THURSDAYS

TBA 1-2PM

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The Lean iterator process continues!

Playlogix and Afrolabs are joining forces to show you how to develop your business model - lean iteration style! Bring your ideas & prototypes for another entertaining and ...

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MINDBLOWING MONDAYS

TBA 1-2PM

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Textbook Talk – high tech vs low tech!

Join Mark (CEO of Siyavula Education), a social enterprise focused on the accessbility of high-quality eduction, and Mpodumo (CEO of Pimp My Book) as they give the pros ...

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The private school in Silicon Valley where tech honchos send their kids so they DON’T use computers

httpv://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2052977/The-Silicon-Valley-school-tech-honchos-send-kids-DONT-use-computers.html

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THRIVING THURSDAYS

21 Jul 1-2PM

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The Lean iterator process starts now!

Playlogix and Afrolabs are joining forces to show you how to develop your business model - lean iteration style!    

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MINDBLOWING MONDAYS

18 Jul 1-2PM

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Building Education in Africa

Meet Chris Hosken, co-founder of the Startup School who's focused on building high-quality education interventions that are inclusive and scalable across the African continent - and Alfredo Brillembourg, world-renown ...

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MINDBLOWING MONDAYS

23 May 1-2PM

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Bringing Children’s Wellness into the Classroom

Get a first hand experience as Jeanne Welsh, children's wellness practitioner at Wellness for kids, inspires healthy eating, environmental awareness, physical activities and emotional and social stimulation through ...

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THRIVING THURSDAYS

23 May 1-2PM

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Audacious goals and failing fast!

We've challenged you to come up with an inspiring idea to “Re-educate Education”. Now you must find something that you are passionate about and set a goal that ...

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THRIVING THURSDAYS

19 May 1-2PM

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Ideation is here!

Get ready to start brainstorming your chosen problem! #Redesign #Rethink #Repurpose #Reinvent #Rehumanise #Revolutionise - #ReEduate Education

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MINDBLOWING MONDAYS

16 May 1-2PM

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POINT OF VIEW

Prepare to zoom into your 'Re-Educate Education' point of view (User + Context + Need + Insight), because you're presenting it today! Creatively map out all your findings ...

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MINDBLOWING MONDAYS

9 May 1-2PM

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Meet the guru of igniting potential & inspiring genius!

John Sinai is a self-confessed inspirator and lover of life! He will  open your minds and hearts to 'forever learning' by introducing 'new rules' in this fast changing ...

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THRIVING THURSDAYS

12 May 1-2PM

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Next up! Define!

The UCT D.School team are back to introduce you to the DEFINE phase along your Human-Centred Design Thinking Process. So be prepared to start zooming in to your ...

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MINDBLOWING MONDAYS

3 May 1-2PM

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Meet Mr Education!

Meet the Spactacular Steven Sherman, who will WOW you with his knowledge on Education in SA! He'll highlight what's really going down in SA Ed, as well as ...

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THRIVING THURSDAYS

5 May 1-2PM

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Empathy Show & Tell

This is your talk shop space now - so you are going to get the opportunity to show and tell!

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MINDBLOWING MONDAYS

25 Apr 1-2PM

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And we’re off! Upstarts’ 24 Hour bus journey begins!

Your 24 Hour Bus Journey has begun! Join us on Monday as Steven Ney, Professor of Social Entrepreneurship at Hasso Plattner Institute of Design Thinking, Potsdam, Germany activates 'Empathy' ...

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THRIVING THURSDAYS

28 Apr 1-2PM

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Start-up King Gidon Novick

Gidon Novick - Start-up King and visionary will be talk-shopping his experiences ans how he uses empathy, observation and understanding of his end-user to to kickstart the Human-Centred ...

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